Sports

Ringing ’em up

California umpire visits Woonsocket L.L. on Thursday in quest to work at least one ballgame in all 50 states
WOONSOCKET – Alan McCullough is rounding third and heading for home in his quest to accomplish an extraordinary feat. McCullough, a Little League umpire who hails from Sacramento, Calif., is trying... more

Front and Central

PCD/SRA boys’ lacrosse team clinches regular-season title with 11-2 mark, hosts Cranston East in Saturday's D-III quarterfinals
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Thanks to its 8-5 win over North Providence last Thursday afternoon, the Providence Country Day/St. Raphael Academy co-op boys’ lacrosse team was able to clinch the Division III-... more

Next stop for NP: D-III playoffs

Boys' lacrosse team takes program-best 9-4 mark into Thursday's D-III quarterfinals in Newport against Rogers
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Providence Country Day/St. Raphael Academy co-op boys’ lacrosse team clinched sole possession of the Division III-Central championship last Thursday afternoon by grabbing an 8-... more

Fairmount Post 85 extends American Legion baseball tryouts on Saturday

WOONSOCKET – A second day of tryouts for the Fairmount Post 85 American Legion Junior and Senior Division baseball teams will be held Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at Renaud Field. Baseball players ages... more

George Nasuti Novans Pride 5K is Memorial Day

Fifth annual event returns to Woonsocket, begins at 8:30 a.m.
WOONSOCKET – The 5th annual George Nasuti Novans Pride 5K Run/Walk will return to the streets of Woonsocket next Monday, May 28, at 8:30 a.m. at The Gym LLC at 2168 Diamond Hill Road. The 3.1-mile... more

CCF’s 8th annual Make Tracks for Kids 5K takes place June 2 at Bryant

WOONSOCKET – Connecting for Children & Families will host its 8th annual Make Tracks for Kids 5K Run/Walk & 1K Fun Run, to benefit children and families in Woonsocket, on Saturday, June 2, at... more

Finishing strong

MSC softball team stops losing skid by topping Mount Hope, Ponaganset
GLOCESTER – After suffering three straight losses that caused the team to drop into the middle of the Division II softball standings, Mount Saint Charles Academy got back on track last week by... more

Marvelous May for N.S.

Softball team wins six of eight games, hikes record to 10-6
NORTH SMITHFIELD – There’s no place like home, and unfortunately for the North Smithfield High softball team, the Northmen didn’t realize what home really was until late April. No thanks to that... more

Complete game

Blackstone Valley Prep baseball program hopes first full season results in regular-season crown
CUMBERLAND – The Coastal Prep League does not offer a playoff format for its five-school baseball league, but for Blackstone Valley Prep, it sure feels like the ‘second season’ is here. With a 5-1... more

Undefeated CYLAX Girls’ 3/4 Blue team nets sixth win

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Youth Lacrosse Association’s Girls’ 3/4 Blue team continued its successful spring in the R.I. Youth Lacrosse League last Saturday by posting an 8-3 victory in inclement... more

Throwers key LHS’s second-place finish at Class B track and field meet

WEST WARWICK – The Lincoln High boys’ outdoor track and field team delivered an outstanding showing at the Class B championship meet on Monday afternoon at West Warwick High, as the Lions, thanks to... more

Cumberland Youth Flag Football League offers registrations

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Youth Flag Football League, a recreational co-ed program that allows boys and girls in grades 1-9 to experience football in a fun, no-tackle environment, is continuing its... more

Dyer, Drexler capture titles at Chieftain Challenge 5K

GLOCESTER – Greenville’s Ryan Dyer, a freshman on the Bishop Hendricken High outdoor track and field team, was the winner of the 8th annual Chieftain Challenge 5K that was recently held, as he was... more

Clippers maintain success

Young softball team inches near another regular season with double-digit wins
CUMBERLAND – During his 16 years as the head coach of the Cumberland High softball team, Marty Crowley has seen a lot of talented senior classes come and go, but last spring, he watched arguably his... more

Middle school doubles tennis tournament is June 2 at Ponaganset

GLOCESTER – Ponaganset High will host the first-ever Rhode Island Principals Committee On Athletics supported middle school tennis tournament on Saturday, June 2, at the school’s tennis complex. This... more

Smithfield’s Mattson receives All-New England, All-Region track and field honors again at Bentley

HANOVER, N.H. – Smithfield’s Stephanie Mattson, a junior on the Bentley University womens’ outdoor track and field team, was one of four Falcons to earn All-New England accolades, as she turned in a... more

Miller picks up another tennis honor at Colby-Sawyer

NEW LONDON, N.H. – Three weeks after receiving Colby-Sawyer College’s Wynne Jesser McGrew Senior Scholar-Athlete Award, Smithfield’s Evelyn Miller, a senior tri-captain on the women’s tennis team,... more

Chieftains win Div. III-North championship

Third-year boys’ lacrosse squad turns attention to postseason
GLOCESTER – In just its third season as a varsity program, the Ponaganset High boys’ lacrosse team has won the Division III-North regular-season championship. Thanks to their six-goal shellacking... more

Smithfield girls cop fifth place at Class B track and field meet

Sentinels’ Ezeama, Fontaine, PHS’s Rao, Remick lead local athletes
WEST WARWICK – Two weeks after capturing the Northern Division championship meet for the second year in a row, the Smithfield High girls’ outdoor track and field team participated in the Class B... more

Sentinels’ first doubles team heads to state championship match

PAWTUCKET – The Smithfield High boys’ tennis team’s number one doubles squad of senior Matt Laboissonniere and sophomore Noah Morin earned a spot in next Sunday’s state championship match at Slater... more

PawSox Foundation’s Veterans Home Run 5K postponed to Nov. 10 at McCoy

PAWTUCKET – Because of the threat of inclement weather, the race organizers of the PawSox Foundation’s 3rd annual Veterans Home Run: A 5K Walk ‘n’ Run postponed last Saturday morning’s race at McCoy... more

Deadline to sign up for Pawtucket Parks & Rec’s tennis league is Friday

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Parks & Recreation Department will be conducting various tennis programs this summer at the Mike Kenny courts at Slater Park. Adult league registrations are now being... more